Stowe House Tour Wednesday 30 August 2023: self-drive

Stowe House, Stowe, Buckingham MK18 5EH

Please join us for a visit to Stowe House in Buckinghamshire.  Stowe House is closely associated with Stowe School, with which it shares an entry gate. Free parking on-site.

Our House Custodian tour will include a comprehensive history of Stowe, exploring the key periods in Stowe’s past through the stories of the people who have lived at Stowe. Our guide will cover the fascinating history of the estate, exploring the creation of Stowe under Viscount Cobham, the extravagance and spending of the Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos, the rebirth of Stowe as a School and the restoration of Stowe today through the Preservation Trust. Marvel at the ornate ceilings and friezes, and take in the views of the landscaped grounds by Capability Brown.

The tour starts at 11am and lasts approx. 45 minutes and will be followed by coffee and cake served in one of the State Rooms.

Before departing, you may wish to visit the neighbouring gardens, National Trust Stowe (postcode MK18 5EQ).  These cost an additional c£12.50 per person, payable on entry on the day, or free to members of the National Trust.  Note that you must exit the House and school estate and enter the gardens using the separate entrance.

Ticket price: The tour and refreshments are £25 per person.

Apply early as tour numbers on this date are a maximum of 25.

Booking will close when all tickets are sold, or Friday 18 August, whichever comes first.

Driving to Stowe is approx. 50 minutes south of Leamington Spa: if you want to come and don’t drive,  Sue  will try to organise a lift for you. To consult her click HERE

To access the Booking Form click HERE

Booking closes when all tickets are sold, or Friday 18 August, whichever is sooner